Refunds will not be issued due to inclement weather resulting in a partial closure. 25" Wolf Creek Ski Area. If you drop in under the tram house, it can get dicey. Or better yet, take a lesson. The run out for the face chutes is my favorite part - usually best open trail snow on the mountain. Not the least of which being this new series of deals exclusively for Vermonters. The new Jay Peak EverClean Program describes our enhanced cleaning policies and procedures. 40 vertical over 52 length = 37.57*. Mid-season (or better) conditions at Jay Peak for the Ski Klub pre-Christmas event. The basketball area has seen some competitive water basketball matches between friends and family, young and older. Jay Peak has built its brand around attitude and bucking trends. They keep getting slammed but could still be icy underneath the steeps. French for, you’ll scream your face off (or The Drop, whatever), La Chute stands an impressive 65’ in the air (take or give) and actually protrudes from the building in a more than foreboding way. 2. It’s o n the top of many skiers’ and riders’ checklist a per a snowstorm. If we're not already sold out, day-of tickets can be purchased at The Wave. I think itll be the gnarlies shit ive ever attempted and im super pumped. Those without any? These are the perfect spots to stage for a day of fun-with the family. Please note that guests are not permitted to bring any outside food or beverages into the Pump House Indoor Waterpark. I heard its the toughest in the east but I want to hear it from the people of r/icecoast! Tuckerman's chutes are tight lines and with the rim ice on the little trees there is very little allowance for bush whacking. In a season that has, and will continue to, offer up a fair amount of interesting challenges, it has also presented some new opportunities. Our Pump House Cabanas offer the perfect opportunity to get away from it all, while still being in the middle of it all. Toughest in the east is an interesting claim - I wouldn't make that claim. Height and weight restriction: at least 48" tall and must be at least 88 lbs but not more than 290 lbs. Jay is known for its phenomenal terrain; beautiful open glades, world-class tight trees and chutes all blanketed in more snow than anywhere else on the East Coast. All three slides spend a few moments in a black out with thrilling twist and turns before you exit into the final deep water pool. (But not across your face; please still wear your mask.) I ski Stowe VT quite a bit and ski all the front 4 and pretty much all the steep trees. These hills all receive plenty of well-deserved publicity. There's a cliff and big turn if you don't want to take the big drop. Tuckerman's is fine, no issues there. Blue and Green slides use inner tubes which you can ride alone or with a friend and for braver souls, the Orange slide is a higher speed, solo endeavor. Latest Jay Peak Resort Posts. We leave Friday afternoon, ski Saturday and Sunday, and return Sunday night. Height restriction: 42" tall to boogie board and 52" tall for stand-up surfing. These steep chutes are considered the steepest slopes out east. If we're not sold out, tickets can also be purchased day-of at The Wave Retail Shop (in the Pump House Indoor Waterpark). I have followed tracks up and over the turn but I won't make them myself (haven't done it enough to trust thatthe spot is what I remmeber). Those with a modicum of athletic ability will be up and carving in no time. Just looking for some people's experiences with the face chutes and tuckermans chute. Location. I have skied every in-bound labeled glade, chute and trail in Jay Peak, except for the face chutes. Celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2005, Jay Peak continues to bring out skiers’ and riders’ passion for the support. The subreddit for information, comments and everything else about skiing and riding in the east. Please note that Jay Peak Move Up gift cards are only valid on property. Top Snowfall. The tram moves skiers and riders up the mountain quickly. The Face Chutes Advanced Glade Closed Jay’s most extreme run, the Face, commands respect from those who attempt it. With features like a tall climbing wall and basketball area, the deep water activity pool is fun for all ages. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 45 miles per hour, a full 360 degree rotation and roughly  6 seconds later, they arrive at the bottom. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Our nod to the smallest within Raised Jay Nation, Mill Pond has a graduated entry point perfect for small, nervous feet, a wild play structure with requisite water cannons and thing a mabobs and a tipping sap bucket, that we only fill with hot syrup during late March when our Maple Trees are bursting. Cookies help us deliver our Services. From Ohio to the Atlantic. If you've been to Jay Peak, you know our reputation is deserved—the most snow in eastern North America and a liberal in-bounds policy that ensures you can enjoy it. Located at the top of Jay Peak in the Sky Haus overlooking scenic views of Vermont, New York, and Canada. Deals can change as quickly as the weather, so if you’re smart, and there’s at least a chance you are, you’ll bookmark this one. 10" Sugar Bowl Resort. Jay Peak: Up at Jay, advanced skiers look to a series of advanced chutes near the summit. On a traditionally busy ski weekend, I was surprised to see nary a lift line. 3. All rights reserved. Currently we are able to sell a maximum of 75 tickets. http://www.skitheeast.net/freeridetour/ The 5th stop of the 2015 Ski The East Freeride Tour at Jay Peak, VT on March 21 and 22. Bring your pancakes. The Pump House Indoor Waterpark is OPEN and we have all of our normal features, except the activity river and hot tubs, running. There is an easy-to-identify trend with the three aforementioned resorts, they are all in Vermont. PURCHASE IN ADVANCE TO GUARANTEE ACCESS Good thing for all of that snow, as March is the month the Ski the East Freeride Finals are held on Jay Peak’s somewhat infamous Face Chutes. Colorado. I think itll be the gnarlies shit ive ever attempted and im super pumped. Jay is located between the Atlantic Ocean, the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain with the St. Lawrence to the North, thus exposing the mountain to storms both from the east and west. You'll roll the dice with weather, but the pay-off lasts all season. Well, see La Chute above. This is where you’ll find the best deals and discounts available for everything at Jay from the lodging and waterpark to lift itckets and and golf. 70 vertical over 100 length = 34.99*. 12" Breckenridge. Thursday night through Tuesday. But they are fairly unique trails. Browse through our collection of Jay Peak photos to get acquainted with it before your ski trip or to relive great memories on the slopes. And remember: you’re in full view of the folks riding up the Tram. We are currently limited to a maximum of 75 guests in the waterpark. Having been to Mad River Glen, Stowe, and Jay Peak during the trip (and amongst other challenging runs) I was able to ski Paradise at MRG, the whole Goat trail at Stowe, and the Face Chutes at Jay Peak. The trees are wicked close together so you're better off staying where there is more room between them. A perfect place to work up your Face Chute courage and to temporarily duck away from the Jay Cloud which usually hangs out and hammers away. French for, you’ll scream your face off (or The Drop, whatever), La Chute stands an impressive 65’ in the air (take or give) and actually protrudes from the building in a more than foreboding way. Hi all, I'm going to Jay for presidents day for 3 days of skiing. Attractions will be reopened as soon as thunder and lightning passes from the area. Just looking for some people's experiences with the face chutes and tuckermans chute. I ski Stowe VT quite a bit and ski all the front 4 and pretty much all the steep trees. Those seem to be the best adjectives to hang on this morning. Alberta. The powder-choked face chutes and upper glades awaited. This includes the face chutes at Jay Peak, deep tree lines at Stowe, and epic bump-runs at Killington. Come out and join the tour! It may feel like a winter sports Disneyland with the water park, Ice Haus hockey arena and killer skiing, deep snow and powdery glades, but Jay Peak is far from PG. Jay is very challenging and a lot of fun, the snow is … Rates are subject to change without notice and do not include 6% VT sales tax. Test all three slides to figure out your favorite. The climbing wall attracts more adventurous souls, willing to test their strength and skill scaling the wall. Before you can use the Flowrider, please prep for your visit by completing our waiver form (must open with Google Chrome). Vermont is lucky enough to have better snow than anywhere in the Northeast. 3. Waterpark tickets can be purchased in advance with lodging by calling (800) 451-4449. I did Valhala a few times when I visited Jay last year. It's worth hiking to get first turns in the morning. Trail difficulty for these and other steeps depend completely on conditions. Yup, they're steep! The health and wellbeing of our guests and employees is our top priority. But it doesn’t stop there. It’s probably a 45 minute excursion to get to the top of Big Jay from the top of the Tram, and the another 30 mins or so to ski down from the peak and get back to 242 on the logging road. I didn’t try it but Jay Peak is home to the "Face Chutes." 10" Beaver Creek. For safety reasons, the slide towers may be closed for a period of time if we experience thunder and lightning. More adventurous skiers can drop into the Face Chutes. Great views from the Tram - Oct 21, 2014 Massive pow on Face Chutes - Oct 21, 2014 Duplicate of Massive pow on Face Chutes - Oct 21, 2014 Reliably the most snow in the East - Oct 21, 2014 Jay Peak Continues, Expands Free Skiing Offerings for Vermont Military - … PM me if interested in this for next year. Ride the tram up to enjoy all Sky Haus Deli has to offer. Forever changed. Kids at least 42" tall can ride with an adult (on the blue and green tube slides). Backcountry Access:Follow the mile-long ridge traverse (past the boundary gate located near the top of the Northway trail) to the summit of Big Jay, home to the seemingly bottomless East Face Chutes, which approach 40 degrees and 2,000 vertical feet.Drop a car (at Route 242), take a local, and check the weather: erh.noaa.gov . Enjoy. Five Cabanas are situated in various prime locations throughout the Pump House. Press J to jump to the feed. Yearly event. 133 vertical over 200 length = 33.62*. Face Chutes Looking Up. Our peak season trip is to Jay Peak, Vermont. Riders enter the tube, cross their arms and legs then wait for the countdown. Big Jay is a separate mountain peak behind Jay proper that can be reached by a combination of traversing and hiking. Jay Peak used to be easy to pigeonhole: a remote “skier’s mountain,” worth the drive for its abundant snow, challenging terrain, and above all, cherished tree skiing.Jay skiers were among the hardest of the hard core. Go here and learn more. Make sure to try the Dip and Big Jay, if you can find a group to go with ya. With Steve Wright steering the ship that is still in receivership, it’s held its course. I watched from the lower lifts. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR ALL SKI & RIDE SCHOOL PROGRAMS From total first-timers to seasoned vets, Jay Peak’s Ski & Ride School will help you have the best days on snow. Join us for the holidays? Slope side condo with skiing each day. (Jeb Wallace-Brodeur/Jay Peak) ... Ripping first tracks on the Face Chutes or Tuckerman’s Chute after a fresh snowfall is one of life’s great white-knuckle pleasures. 81 trails, slopes and glades all wait for you, but the nooks and crannies are what really set Jay Peak … Save 25% off our regular rates with discounts available both the week leading into Christmas and the holiday week itself. A cross between skateboarding, surfing and snowboarding (minus the kneepads, sharks and snow), Flowriding has become all the rage thanks to the forgiving nature of what it takes to learn (you bounce on a surprisingly soft platform and not Reef coral). Stormchaser Level 10K poster Posts: 13102 Joined: Nov 5th, '04, 03:32 Location: Hot tub Face Chutes @ Jay Peak, VT: 239 vertical over 398 length = 30.98*. Pump House Indoor Waterpark Flowrider Waiver, Pump House Indoor Waterpark Flowrider Waiver (French). Snow Reports. With over 355 inches of snow fall a year, incredible glades, gnarly chutes off the peak, challenging mogul runs and Vermont’s only aerial tram, Jay creates a true big mountain experience. One of the blessings of being remote is keeping the crowds at bay. Smugglers’ Notch Resort At Smugglers’ Notch Resort , March is all about skiing and riding in the sunshine or fresh pow (last season’s largest March-producer dropped 55 inches in one storm). Note: to adhere with current State guidelines and appropriate distancing, use will be limited to one family group per cabana. The Face, The Saddle and Tuckermans Chutes are strewn with rocks and tree stumps, forcing you to pick a careful line all the way to where some of the best snow lies. Make sure they're not skied off. Jay Peak currently boasts more than 50 miles of trails over almost 400 acres of skiable terrain. Tickets will be released online for day ticket purchases at the beginning of each month. Jay Peak is home to the "Face Chutes," arguably the most challenging and steepest marked terrain in the east with an average slope of 56.5 percent (almost 30°) and a maximum slope of 73.9 percent (37°). English (US) Resorts. At three miles, it’s Jay Peak’s longest trail and takes skiers past most of the trails, chutes and glades Tramside has to offer. 1. The Bonaventure Quad made its debut yesterday opening up access to a few more freshly groomed trails like Northway, Angel’s Wiggle, and Paradise Meadows. Then the resort invested almost a half-billion dollars erecting some of the East’s fanciest base-village amenities—hotels, restaurants, ice rink, the works. Hi all, I'm going to Jay for presidents day for 3 days of skiing. 10" Loveland. The Jay Peak tram with the Face Chutes underneath. Hopefully it's good conditions. Title: Jay Peak Winter Magazine 2016-17, Author: Origin Design, Name: Jay Peak Winter Magazine 2016-17, Length: 76 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2017-03-02 ... the Face Chutes… Currently, we can only allow 75 people into the park at a time which on the one hand limits how many guests we can welcome but for those in the waterpark, it will be an unrivaled experience. It gets skied off pretty quickly and there's no extra room. Jay Peak Face Chutes. Copyright © 2020 Jay Peak Resort. Kids must be at least 48" to ride alone. Since those trails are considered three of the hardest inbounds runs in the east I figured I'd share my opinion on each run. 2. What that means for you is nice, soft snow and one less layer. The resort is the holy grail of east coast powder skiing. On a frigid and windy day at Jay Peak, the tram swung to and fro as it carried passengers to the top of the mountain. Like water. They're fun. It is definitely my favorite glade on the mountain. You will be too. This network of steep, narrow chutes is located directly beneath the Aerial Tramway and can easily become the most exhilarating run of the day. No worries if you don't make it, though - you simply fall back into the pool to gather yourself before trying again. Thanks! LEARN MORE about We Take Care of Each Other. This is a trip for anyone on a budget or anyone looking for steep glades, face chutes off a Tram, or some of the most advanced runs on the East Coast. Snowiest Regions . 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